in reply to Re^3: pipe fork win32
in thread pipe fork win32

Hej Marshall,

I had similar experiences a year ago with the emulation of fork in Windows (Windows 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1).

Running the tests of Test::TCP (version 1.11 and 1.12) on Windows resulted often in a blocking Perl interpreter. Sometimes the system reached at state, that it must be restarted.

I started trying to isolate the problem and this is so far I came:

My experiences/conclusion using perlfork - Perl's fork() emulation in Windows, are:

The questions which worries me are: